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The Globe Radio Repertory was founded in Seattle in 1982 to bring the classics of world literature to a new and wider audience. Radio was chosen as medium because it communicates best the essential qualities of classical literature; namely, strong plots and vivid characters fashioned out of a use of language whose roots lie in oral tradition.

The Globe produced four major series over the next decade, beginning with Don Quixote, and subsequently, Dead Souls, Madame Bovary, and last, 16 Stories by Anton Chekhov. Each dramatization was adapted by writer John Siscoe in collaboration with writer/director Jean Sherrard. Their scholarly advisors ranged from Roger Shattuck to Donald Fanger to Francis Steegmuller (the brilliant translator of a monumental Madame Bovary). The show aired on NPR Playhouse and in English speaking nations around the world.

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Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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'The Chameleon', 'Oysters' (both 1884), and 'The Culprit' (1885) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
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Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 18,967
favorite 19
comment 3
The first episode of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Quest Begins"
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Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 12,578
favorite 8
comment 1
The first episode of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
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Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 11,741
favorite 6
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The first episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, Radio Drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 6,187
favorite 2
comment 1
'The Lady with the Dog' (1899) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
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Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 4,917
favorite 3
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'The Man in a Shell' (1898) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
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Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
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favorite 1
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'The Chorus Girl' and 'A Calamity'(both 1886). This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 4,543
favorite 4
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'A Marriageable Girl' (1903) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 4,319
favorite 1
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The second episode of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Its title: "The Enchanted Castle"
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 4,010
favorite 1
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'The Kiss' (1888) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,633
favorite 2
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Episode 2 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,461
favorite 1
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Episode 5 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "Lies and Fables".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,404
favorite 1
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The third episode of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Battle of the Sheep"
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,371
favorite 1
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'The Shoemaker and the Devil' & 'Sleepy' (both 1888) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,281
favorite 2
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'In the Ravine', Part 2 (1900) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,139
favorite 1
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'In the Ravine', Part 1 (1900) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,123
favorite 1
comment 0
The second episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,073
favorite 1
comment 0
Last episode of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. "The Last Battle".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,940
favorite 1
comment 0
Episode 3 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,902
favorite 1
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'Gusev' (1890) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,852
favorite 0
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'The Grasshopper' (1892) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,737
favorite 1
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Episode 4 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,681
favorite 1
comment 1
The last episode of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
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Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,649
favorite 1
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'Anna on the Neck' (1895) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,644
favorite 1
comment 0
Episode 5 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,638
favorite 1
comment 0
Episode 6 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Knight Deceived".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,612
favorite 1
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Episode 4 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Knight of the Barber's Basin"
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,608
favorite 1
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'Fear' (1892) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,601
favorite 1
comment 0
The third episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,584
favorite 1
comment 0
Episode 7 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "A Squire False and True".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,547
favorite 1
comment 0
Episode 6 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,514
favorite 2
comment 0
Episode 10 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Cave of Montesinos".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,489
favorite 1
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Episode 8 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "Dulcinea Enchanted".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 2,444
favorite 1
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Episode 9 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Knight of the Mirrors".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,432
favorite 1
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Episode 7 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,425
favorite 1
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Episode 12 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "Sancho's Isle".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 2,384
favorite 2
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The tenth episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
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Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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favorite 1
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The fourth episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,294
favorite 1
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Episode 8 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,294
favorite 1
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Episode 11 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Ride of Clavileno".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 2,132
favorite 1
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The fifth episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 2,004
favorite 1
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The seventh episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 1,991
favorite 1
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The sixth episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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favorite 1
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The final episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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favorite 2
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The eighth episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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favorite 1
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The eleventh episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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favorite 1
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The ninth episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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Episode twelve of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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Episode 4 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Knight of the Barber's Basin".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory